Republic Day is coming and there will be a number of online sales marking the occasion. Amazon and Flipkart have already started their sales and like every other sale, they are offering handsome discounts across their product categories. If you are looking forward to buying a new smartphone, this could be the chance for you. There are a number of popular smartphones on discount and if you do not know how to make the right purchase, we have listed here some tips to buy the best smartphones on Amazon and Flipkart.

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When you buy expensive electronic products like mobile phones, laptops, and TVs online, it is very important to keep some things in mind so that your money is not wasted. Read our guide to make the right purchase decision during sales.

Guide to Buy Best Smartphones on Amazon and Flipkart

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1. Look for Older Model Smartphones

If you are planning to purchase a flagship smartphone or even a mid-range phone, always look for a previous model of the current phone. Usually, the newer models or latest versions do not come with much improvement in terms of performance and you can get the same features in the previous year’s model at a much lower price.

For example- Samsung has launched Galaxy S21 series in India and in Flipkart’s ongoing ale you can get the Galaxy S21+ at a whooping price of Rs. 81,999. However, if you go for last year’s Galaxy S20+, it is being sold at only Rs. 44,999, and both phones have very much similar features.

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2. Set Your Preferences

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You should also know about your preferences while purchasing a smartphone. Different people have different priorities such as some look for better battery life, some for a better camera, and some look for a clean user interface. When you know your preferences, you can directly go for a phone and you will have to choose from limited options.

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3. Compare the Price

Before purchasing any product in Amazon or Flipkart sale, you should definitely compare it with the other platform so that you can get the best deal. Sometimes the other website offers a better discount on an exclusive product. Sometimes even the official websites of the companies have better deals.

4. Know Discounts and Other Offers

Before buying any item, make sure to check the discount offered on it. Further, look for the bank offers and cashback. Both Flipkart and Amazon tie-up with several banks during sales and offers at least a 10% discount on a debit card or credit card or EMIs.

If your bank is under any offer, then you can check whether any e-wallet gives you cashback as companies also partner with multiple e-wallets for the cashback offers.

Apart from this, there are no-cost EMI options, do check out for those also. Always try for more discounts on payment from the bank, wallet, or EMIs.

5. Check Other Benefits

You will also get some other benefits on Amazon and Flipkart. For example, these both offer exchange offers not only during sales but also on normal days. So, if you have an old smartphone, look at which website is offering a better buyback value for your phone. Flipkart also has Buyback plans, mobile protection plans that you can also avail.

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Hopefully, these things will help you decide on a smartphone while shopping on Amazon or Flipkart sales and save you money. If you like this article, share it, and do follow us on our social media.

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